CaroMont Women's Health - Maternal-Fetal Medicine

CaroMont Women's Health - Maternal-Fetal Medicine

At CaroMont Perinatal, families are counseled about the specific problem they are facing during pregnancy. We develop a management plan and provide comprehensive care. The knowledge of a particular problem in advance may benefit and improve the outcome for both mom and baby. We offer Advanced Obstetrical Ultrasounds, Fetal Genetic Screening and Testing, and consultations. All patients are referred by their OB/GYN provider.

Dr. Smith is Board Certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and OB/GYN and has more than 25 years of experience. Our Sonographers on staff are certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

What is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist?
A Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist is an individual who upon graduation from Medical School completes a 4 year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology followed by 2-3 years of fellowship training. Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship training provides additional education and practical experience to gain special competence in various obstetrical, medical and surgical complications of pregnancy.

Ramada S. Smith, M.D., Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
Dr. Smith received her B.S. from Michigan State University and M.D. from Wayne State University School of Medicine. She is board-certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Reasons to Visit a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist

  • Non-invasive prenatal testing
  • Genetic screening and testing
  • An abnormal finding on a sonogram
  • Advanced maternal age
  • Multiple gestation
  • Exposure to medications, radiation, alcohol or drugs
  • Abnormal maternal serum screening
  • Maternal disease such as diabetes, hypertension or epilepsy
  • Previous poor obstetrical outcome
  • Preconceptual counseling